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California Inmate Search

Updated on: January 20, 2021
Department Name California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Official Website http://www.cdcr.ca.gov/
Currently Incarcerated Inmates http://inmatelocator.cdcr.ca.gov/search.aspx
Location 1515 S St, Sacramento, CA 95811, United States
Phone Number 916-324-7308

About California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is a department within the California government. The government in California has different departments that are responsible for maintaining other parts of the state.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is responsible for the Corrections side of things. What are Corrections, you may ask? Corrections is the state-level jails, the probation and parole program, and executions.

The headquarters for this big Department is nestled in Sacramento, California. The headquarters is where the majority of the more significant decisions get made. Still, many other offices around California also make decisions within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is ranked the third-largest corrections department within the entire United States. This considerable feat is classified right under the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Customs.

The reason why the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is so massive is that the state has a large inmate population. Over the last few decades, the inmate population has increased drastically.

In 2013, a report announced the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation employs over 20,000 individuals within the state. These individuals are not just correctional officers; they also work in their offices and can hold roles such as criminal experts and parole and probation officials.

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